Bailey T. Steen


Bailey T. Steen is an Australian journalist, editor and film critic. Bailey’s career started as a weekly film columnist for the Melbourne based site Janks Reviews. Growing tired of emerging extremists on the political left and right, his work was soon published on the political outlet Newslogue, writing to an audience of ten thousand. Bailey covers world politics, political extremism, and new media issues for TrigTent. 


Why Chinese Hackers Stole the Private Data of Marriott Hotel’s 500 Million Guests

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 23, 2018 12:26PM

Officials say that the data breach was a high-value target due to the Marriott being frequently used by the military and government agencies.

The Strange and Secret Ties Between Scientology And Louis Farrakhan’s Nation of Islam

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 22, 2018 11:00AM

The cult of Scientology has a special partnership with the Louis Farrakhan's Nation of Islam, as revealed by Scientology whistleblower Leah Remini. 

Vox Media’s Viral, Crazy Conspiracy Defames PewDiePie and Laci Green as Alt-Right

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 21, 2018 11:00AM

The hunt for alt-right bigots has reached a new low with Vox Media's blatantly flawed accusations targeting YouTuber, PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg) and wrongly labeling other public figures. Here's why.

YouTube Suddenly Removed 50 Million Videos Over Some Vague Policies

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 20, 2018 4:31PM

The internet is confused as to why YouTube suddenly removed close to 50 million uploaded videos, based on some vague policies that may not be entirely ethical. 

New Research Makes The Case For Controversial “Prescription Heroin” Sites

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 16, 2018 11:36AM

A new investigative report by the RAND Corporation urges lawmakers to explore new options in the face of the ongoing opioid epidemic. 

#PatreonPurge: Why YouTube’s Political Creators Distrust the Crowdfunding Site

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 15, 2018 9:23AM

The company has been inconsistent in its statements and enforcement of its Terms of Service, causing some to abandon the platform altogether. 

FTC Announce Investigation into Predatory Loot Boxes in Video Games

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 9, 2018 11:58AM

Following years of grassroots consumer backlash to the predatory loot box system, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has finally agreed to investigate the online racket allowing adults and children to illegally gamble.

Tumblr Censoring Innocent Users Following Child Pornography Scandal

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 8, 2018 1:25PM

With Tumblr's new ban on all sexual content, one can only wonder if this infringes on freedom of expression, or if there's no place for this conversation in the realm of private business.

THE CLOUD ACT: How Unconstitutional Data Collection Crosses US-UK Borders

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 2, 2018 12:51PM

A potential, legal loophole is forming between the United States and Britain via The CLOUD Act, which would allow for the exchange of a US resident's digital information that some are already calling unlawful and in violation of Fourth Amendment privacy protections. 

Richard Ojeda, 2020 Democrat Candidate: “Put Body Cameras on Every Lobbyist”

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 1, 2018 11:23AM

Richard Ojeda has a radical set of anti-lobbyist policy proposals that he hopes will "drain the swamp" once and for all